Television News Daily
Friday, October 14, 2011
  • Lin TV Chief Upbeat About Local TV, Digital Biz

    LIN TV's chief said Wednesday that M&A in the local station business is likely to increase with "non-traditional" owners as potential sellers. Recently, Sinclair … Read the whole story

  • Shopping Tool Ziplist Hits TV

    Ziplist has become a popular tool for grocery shopping and organizing recipes online and on mobile phones. Now the system is set to get … Read the whole story

  • Scripps Uses Trade Shows To Extend Business

    Steve Gigliotti, president of ad sales for Scripps Networks, said the company mines trade shows to cement relationships with existing clients and discover new … Read the whole story

  • 'Men-Only' Dr Pepper Ten Ad Pulls Mixed Results

    When you run a campaign specifically declaring that a new product is "not for women" (however tongue-in-cheek the tone), you've got to expect to … Read the whole story

  • DVR, VOD Is Propelling TV Revenue

    Higher home television revenue is being driven by new TV-related services and equipment, including DVR units, HDTVs, VOD and other services. The study says … Read the whole story

  • Double Take: 40% of Smartphone, Tablet Owners Use Device, Watch TV

    It seems about time we stopped labeling the mobile device a "third screen." During the time of day when it may matter most to … Read the whole story

  • Ted Koppel To 'Rock' NBC

    Ted Koppel, who spent years hosting "Nightline" on ABC, will be back on broadcast TV later this month. The well-respected interviewer will join the … Read the whole story

  • Video App Use Soars On Net-Connected TV

    According to a new study from the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing and The Nielsen Company, 54% of all users of video apps … Read the whole story

  • TV Isn't What It Used To Be

    It's no secret that Millennials are watching streaming video online, whether via YouTube, Hulu, Netflix, Facebook, or any number of other sites (legal and … Read the whole story

  • Where Will Netflix Go From Here?

    With the dust only just beginning to settle from Netflix's recent mad, back-and-forth scramble of changes to its business model, it's a good time … Read the whole story